OTL Level 1 – Supporting Exceptional Students

As educators, it’s our duty to provide equal access to education for all students, regardless of their abilities. In this course, you’ll learn strategies for supporting exceptional student populations while ensuring accessibility and accommodations for those with disabilities or needing additional support. As the final of eight courses in the Online Teaching and Learning (OTL) Level 1 series, you’ll earn a badge for this course and (if you’ve completed all other courses in this series) receive the OTL Level 1 Mastery badge.

In this course, you will:

  • Identify components and purpose of exceptional student population support strategies.
  • Identify laws and frameworks supporting exceptional student populations.
  • Define the importance of accessibility in online content and ways to ensure content is accessible.
  • Reflect on ways that you either currently do or potentially could differentiate your online instruction.
  • Provide examples of differentiating your instruction through content, process, product, or learning environment.
  • SCECHs Granted


    Who should take this course?

    Support Staff

    What grade level(s) does this course apply to?

    Early Childhood
    High School
    Lower Elementary
    Middle School
    Upper Elementary


    OTL Level 1 - Supporting Exceptional Students

    Course Vendor

    Michigan Virtual